J.C. Penney's new management won't be encouraged by retail sector reports on Monday morning.
The challenge of course is to time it right.
Let's go with the trend rather than some wishful thinking.
Earnings conference calls will be filled with the words "tariffs" and "trade wars," but focus on company guidance for outlook and growth.
Sears' bankruptcy filing isn't a cause for celebration at rival J.C. Penney.